Is Intuitive eating good for athletes?

Is Intuitive eating good for athletes? | BODYTEC

Do you rely on natural cues to decide when and what you’ll eat? Our relationship with food is one of the most globally underrated factors influencing physical wellbeing. As more diet trends surface, it’s no surprise that one may find it difficult to stay on top of which nutrition routine works and much less, which […]

4 hearty soup recipes to try this winter

Winter-Soup-Recipes

If you’re less enthusiastic about preparing healthy meals in winter, here’s your reminder that a warm soup can be nutritious, satiating and extra comforting on a cold day. We especially love that soup is more flavourful the day after preparation since ingredients have more time to soften and blend. Plus, they are great to cook […]

Should you be carb conscious? + Stand to WIN

Carb-Conscious-Eating-Lisa-Raleigh

Who are you counting on for the right nutrition advice? While some may say, eat the cake – life is short, others credit low-carb living to multiple health benefits. What should you do? Let’s delve into the definition and benefits of a carb-conscious diet to help you decide. Being carb-conscious refers to monitoring and limiting […]

4 Reasons why people overeat and how to avoid it

Avoid overeating

Food forms an essential part of our lives. We need it to survive and to fuel our bodies, but we also use it as a tool for bonding, an expression of culture, and to cheer us up when we’re feeling down – thanks carbs. According to Statistica, South Africans spend on average 1 hour and […]

20-minute family-friendly recipes to try

Family recipes

Make the most of family time by preparing hot home-cooked meals that are deeply satisfying and don’t require much preparation time. Whether for solo meal planning or cooking for family, each of the recipes below is packed with flavour and can be prepared in 20 minutes. Vegan Coconut Chickpea Curry You’ll need 2 tsp of […]

5 Stress-relieving foods to start eating

Foods that fight stress

We all feel stressed from time to time – big decisions, deadlines, conflict, even having too much coffee can cause stress in the body. When you’re experiencing more aches and pains, having trouble sleeping, are constantly feeling exhausted or dizzy, it could be a sign of too much stress. What is stress? A natural response […]

Mouth-watering 20-minute recipes for 2

Mouth-watering 20-minute recipes for 2 | BODYTEC

Make mealtimes a way to stay connected, have positive conversations, and choose healthy lifestyle options together. It can be difficult to implement healthy eating when you’re facing the journey alone, or worse when you’re making a lifestyle change and being confronted with junk food that your partner is enjoying. Often, a couple’s journey to improving […]

Why you’re always tired after eating sugar

Why you’re always tired after eating sugar | BODYTEC

If you’re always feeling tired but can’t pinpoint the reason, what you’re eating could be the problem. You may be familiar with the term sugar rush, but if you haven’t already heard of it, this usually refers to a burst of energy experienced after consuming large quantities of sugar. While sugar is most obviously present […]

5 Plant-based meat substitutes to try

5 Plant-based meat substitutes to try | BODYTEC

Veganism or plant-based nutrition is all the rage right now. Why make the switch to plant-based eating? Numerous documentaries and academic journals can answer this question in greater detail. A handful of the benefits to making the switch from meat to plant-based alternatives include lowering blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol, and weight. A plant-based diet […]

Tasty and nutritious snack combinations – all under 250 calories!

Tasty and nutritious snack combinations – all under 250 calories! | BODYTEC

The difference between gaining and losing a pound a week hinges on a few calories. If you’ve ever snacked your way through a party-sized bag of chips, then you’ve probably sworn snacking to being your worst enemy when it comes to weight loss. When in fact, when done correctly, snacking can curb hunger and aid […]